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By Roland Pfau,Markus Steinbach,Annika Herrmann

ISBN-10: 1501511335

ISBN-13: 9781501511332

Since average languages exist in diversified modalities – the visual-gestural modality of signal languages and the auditory-oral modality of spoken languages – it's noticeable that every one fields of study in glossy linguistics will make the most of study on signal languages. even supposing past reports have supplied vital insights right into a wide variety of phenomena of signal languages, there are nonetheless many facets of signal languages that experience now not but been investigated completely. The constitution of subordinated clauses is a working example. The learn of those advanced syntactic buildings within the visual-gestural modality provides to our realizing of linguistic version within the area of subordination. in addition, it deals new empirical and theoretical facts relating attainable constructions and services of subordination in traditional languages. And final yet now not least, it solutions the query to what quantity the corresponding morphosyntactic and prosodic techniques depend upon the modality of articulation and belief. This quantity represents the 1st selection of papers by means of best specialists within the box investigating themes that transcend the research of straightforward clauses. It therefore contributes in cutting edge how one can contemporary debates approximately syntax, prosody, semantics, discourse constitution, and data constitution and their advanced interrelation.

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